Summer Moon by Jill Zielinski

Summer Moon

June 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1025 - 923 yards (937 - 844 m)
one size
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Summer Moon is a bottom up, crescent shaped wrap, with gradual decreasing waves of color. Knit in a fingering weight, 6-color version, this pattern also has options for a 3-color version or a version knit in sport weight. Whatever direction you choose, once you knit your Summer Moon, you’ll find this wrap is the perfect way to get cozy on those cool summer nights under the Summer Moon!

The sample shown here is 6 colors in Plucky Knitter Snug Fingering.

Plucky Snug Fingering 70% merino, 20% cashmere, 10% alpaca; 385 yd / 352m. Colors: Milk Maid (C1) 2 skeins, and Gilded Age (C2), Joe Banks (C3), Plie (C4), Green Goddess (C5), Fondant (C6) 1 skein each color.

Or approx 550 yd / 500m of C1, 125 yd / 100m of C2, 100 yd / 100m of C3, 125 yd / 125m of C4, 100 yd / 100m of C5, and 125 yd / 100m of C6 in a similar fingering weight yarn.

Sport Weight option:
Approx 450 yd / 400m of C1, 125 yd / 100m of C2,
125 yd / 100m of C3, 150 yd / 125m of C4, 125 yd / 100m of C5, and 150 yd / 125m of C6 in a sport weight yarn.

Fingering Weight Version / shown
Approx 109.5” / 278cm wide at outer edge, 55.5“ / 140.5cm at top edge, 27.75” / 70cm deep at center, 14.5” / 37cm deep at sides.
For Sport Weight Version
Approx 81.5” / 207cm wide at outer edge, 41.5” / 105.5cm at top edge, 23” / 58.5cm deep at center, 14” / 35.5cm deep at sides

Circular needle 47” / 119cm (a size long enough to hold all the sts) in US6 / 4mm
(US7 / 4.5mm for sport weight version),
or size needed to obtain gauge

Stitch markers (optional), Tapestry needle

5 sts x 7 rows = 1” / 2.5cm
(4.5 sts x 6.5 rows for sport weight version) in St st blocked